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This Futuristic Tumbleweed Is Actually a Minesweeper - VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: 'Mine Kafon', mine detonator, Afghan refugee, Massoud Hassani, inventor, wind-driven, low cost, kickstarter )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - mashable.com
'Mine Kafon' is a "low-cost wind-powered mine detonator with the appearance of a giant, spiky-armed tumbleweed." Unit cost $40 - can handle 4 mines per unit. The Afghan refugee inventor hopes it will inspire others to join the the effort.
The Wheelchair Has Been Reinvented (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, humans, design, Tek Robotic Mobilization Device )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - mashable.com
A versatile mobility device that offers paraplegics the ability to stand upright. It's also easier to mount, smaller than traditional wheelchairs and offers users the ability to carry out tasks without assistance.
3D Printed Organ-On-a-Chip May Replace Animal Testing - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos, medicine, animals )

Glenn
- 45 minutes ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Since these chips can mimic the microarchitecture and functions of lungs, hearts, and intestines, they may eliminate the need for living subjects.
   

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